• Short Summary

    New inventions to make offices work more efficiently on display, Wedgwood-Benn present.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Efficiency is their business".

    Business Efficiency Exhibition, Olympia, London.

    Various shots two girls sitting in oversized office chair. Various shots of man trying out machine that counts loose coins. Various shots man using machine that counts bank notes. Various shots of girl using new push button telephone. Various shot of man trying out machine that makes exact copies of handwriting. Various shots of woman showing man revolving filing system.

    Various shots of Postmaster General Anthony Wedgwood Benn (Tony Benn) watching as new letter and parcel sorting machines are demonstrated. The new invention will help speed up Post Office services.

    Cataloguer's note: all the "modern" office equipment seems very old fashioned and cumbersome now.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1820.06
    Media URN:
    55634
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:52:00 / 01:09:24:00
    Canister:
    65/82

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